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Social Statistics

Multnomah county oregon dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school162,670100.0
Nursery school, preschool9,7746.0
Kindergarten7,7104.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)65,37140.2
High school (grades 9-12)31,89119.6
College or graduate school47,92429.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over446,322100.0
Less than 9th grade23,1025.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma40,9859.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)102,81423.0
Some college, no degree115,20725.8
Associate degree27,3866.1
Bachelor's degree89,71120.1
Graduate or professional degree47,11710.6
Percent high school graduate or higher85.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher30.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over536,912100.0
Never married176,05232.8
Now married, except separated249,30246.4
Separated10,7912.0
Widowed31,0885.8
Female
25,2194.7
Divorced69,67913.0
Female
39,3247.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years9,705100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3,84339.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over513,245100.0
Civilian veterans63,36212.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years132,000100.0
With a disability11,8579.0
Population 21 to 64 years409,184100.0
With a disability73,04417.9
Percent employed
59.5(X)
No disability336,14082.1
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over70,794100.0
With a disability29,77342.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over618,617100.0
Same house in 1995277,95044.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995314,78350.9
Same county
184,74629.9
Different county
130,03721.0
Same state
50,5048.2
Different state
79,53312.9
Elsewhere in 199525,8844.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population660,486100.0
Native576,52187.3
Born in United States
569,70886.3
State of residence
297,10745.0
Different state
272,60141.3
Born outside United States
6,8131.0
Foreign born83,96512.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
46,2687.0
Naturalized citizen
28,9464.4
Not a citizen
55,0198.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)83,965100.0
Europe20,24724.1
Asia29,33734.9
Africa2,6333.1
Oceania2,0342.4
Latin America25,68530.6
Northern America4,0294.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over618,617100.0
English only515,73583.4
Language other than English102,88216.6
Speak English less than 'very well
55,0058.9
Spanish
38,7676.3
Speak English less than "very well"
21,6863.5
Other Indo-European languages
29,3484.7
Speak English less than "very well"
13,3452.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
30,3104.9
Speak English less than "very well"
18,2753.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population660,486100.0

Total ancestries reported

748,043113.3
Arab2,8240.4
Czech14,8210.7
Danish7,4491.1
Dutch13,7162.1
English77,56211.7
French (except Basque)123,5493.6
French Canadian15,9740.9
German127,48819.3
Greek2,8120.4
Hungarian2,7120.4
Irish179,75112.1
Italian25,0113.8
Lithuanian1,2080.2
Norwegian30,6914.6
Polish11,9511.8
Portuguese1,9420.3
Russian12,0681.8
Scotch-Irish13,5232.0
Scottish20,3063.1
Slovak5660.1
Subsaharan African4,6650.7
Swedish22,3303.4
Swiss5,1460.8
Ukrainian6,7401.0
United States or American27,5464.2
Welsh8,1131.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8520.1
Other ancestries206,72731.3
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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